64-year-old Claude Hawkins, of Jackson, Mississippi had taken his two young grandchildren to look at horses. When they returned to his Jeep his five-year-old granddaughter climbed in first. Then his four-year-old grandson jumped in the back seat. The little boy landed on a rifle that was stored in the back seat. The rifle discharged, shooting the little girl.
They rushed to Central Mississippi Medical Center where the girl was pronounced dead. Police have ruled the death accidental.